Posts filed under: "Events"

A Dozen-Plus Events During Historic Irvington Halloween Festival!

Thanks to our Friends at the Historic Irvington Halloween Festival, here is a listing of all the spooky events you can attend during Halloween Week! The Historic Irvington Halloween Festival is a week of events including a 5 mile run, a scholarship pageant, musicians, contests, Halloween-themed movies, storytelling, ghost tours, live theater, bike rides, roller derby, […]

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Fall Planting for Streetscape

BIG NEWS! With all this rain (and more to come!), we will be planting the trees and perennials this fall after all! Keep Indianapolis Beautiful is donating the plant material, and Irvington Development Organization will be recruiting volunteers for the first two Saturdays in November (3 November for the trees and 10 November for the […]

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IDO Annual Meeting and 10 Year Anniversary a Success!

To All Irvingtonians and Friends of Irvington: To celebrate IDO’s 10th Anniversary we made a goal of raising $10,000 at our annual meeting – and we exceeded that goal! THANK YOU to all the donors, sponsors, attendees, and especially the volunteers for making such a fun and profitable event – here’s to another 10 years!

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Call to Artists for Irvington Public Art Project!

The Irvington Terrace Community Group announces a call to eastside artists to submit a design for consideration in a juried public arts project! Irvington Terrace is partnering with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) on a public art project as a part of KIB’s Great Indy Cleanup. The public art component includes the design and painting of Irvington’s seven traffic signal boxes […]

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WRTV6 Video on Demise of Indy East Motel

View the WRTV6 video on the demo of the Indy East Motel! WRTV 6 – Indy East Motel – Longtime Eyesore – To Be Razed

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IndyStar on New Development at Former Indy East Motel Site

The Indy East Motel, a symbol of decay and depravity that had long plagued the recovering Irvington neighborhood on Indianapolis’ Eastside, will meet the wrecking ball Monday. Demolition is expected to begin at 10 a.m. of the 1950s-era motel at 5855 E. Washington St. “The neighborhood has eagerly awaited this day,” said Doug Stuart, board president […]

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Demo Date Set for Former Indy East Motel

Incredible news! The demolition of the former Indy East Motel is right around the corner. Monday, Aug 27 at 10:00am will be the official “dropping of the sign” with the actual building demolition to take place on Tuesday the 28th. Irvington Development Organization is thrilled to begin a new chapter on the Irvington Street corridor […]

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Free (and quirky!) Environmental Film: Better Bones & Gardens

Want to learn how a trash architect and an urban farmer used discarded cattle bones, bottle caps, wine corks and dvd’s as building materials for homes while transforming manicured front yards into nutritious gardens? Intrigued? Come see Better Bones & Gardens, a FREE 30 min film sponsored by Mundell & Associates, INC., Irvington Development Organization and Irvington […]

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Gateway to the Eastside: “payneconnect10n”

Congrats to our neighbors at East 10th Street Civic Association on their continued partnership with Central Indiana Community Foundation in developing what will be known as “payne connect10n” at the East 10thStreet/Mass Ave intersection! This is where three trail systems will converge: the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick, Monon Trail […]

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Irvington Terrace to Host CleanUp Event with KIB & Mayor Ballard

The folks at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. and The City of Indianapolis are hosting another Great Indy CleanUp event in October and the BIG NEWS is Irvington Terrace has been selected to host the kick off event with Mayor Greg Ballard! Here’s the thing, LOTS of volunteers are needed and here are three ways you can help: 1) Attend a kickoff meeting […]

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